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  1. pkrfctr

    mini build thread: rhino-con

    Well a few people have asked that I do a thread on the changes I'm making to the jeep so here we go. Why rhino-con? I like rhinos and its a Rubicon. The plan: stretch the rear axle back 5 inches and high line all the fenders. The end goal will be to run 60's but I won't get there with this...
  2. sawtooth4x4

    The Money Pit

    I've owned my 2001 Range Rover for 3.5 years now. I picked it up with ~89,000 miles on it. Currently has 128K miles on it. Specs: 2001 Land Rover Range Rover HSE 4.6L V8 3.54 Gear 3.??:1 low range Automatic 4 speed ZF transmission 18" gay low profile wheels and tires I've had 3 jeeps before...
  3. 844runnr

    '91 runner build

    I picked up a 91 4runner a couple weeks ago to start all over again after selling my built 89 runner. i thought that since im starting a new build i would start a thread to see the progress from day one, and hopefully get some input from everyone..... so i bought this thing with a blown motor...
  4. Anchor_Mtn

    Just Another Girly Jeep V2.0

    My wife has wanted a jeep ever since I got rid of my trusty old YJ. It just had too many trail miles on it and just wasnt up for another season of hard wheelin. I had started to build her a stretched YJ with a V8.....some of you may have seen the original build thread on here(Just Another...
  5. Maverick

    Maverick's kid's YJ build

    We picked up the old cabin plow jeep from my sister last month and it's been hangin' around the house with occasional jaunts to the church parking lot for donuts. '90, 4cyl, 4:1, SYE, stock 4.10 gears in stock D30/35 axles, rear lockrite. Worn out, rock-hard 33's. Cool SteelHorse modular top...
  6. mbryson

    Mbryson's 2012 JKU "build"

    The daily driver Dodge is gone so I snagged a semi-reasonably priced JK Unlimited from LHM Sandy (U4WDA sponsor). I worked with a few Dealerships to find a new JK and found our RME friend Dempsey at Doug Smith extremely amicable to work with. 100% recommendation for working with him and his...
  7. digitalferg

    Back in Business: Ferg's Taco Build

    Well, I'm back. Finally. And this time it's a done deal. :D Picked this sucker up back in August after months of searching all over NorCal (this is pretty much straight from the craigslist ad): 2002 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab PreRunner, V6, TRD 100,600 Miles Fabtech 3.5 in. lift kit/...
  8. Marsh99

    Tacoman's Double Cab Build

    So the Rumors are true that I bought a double cab. Specs: 2004 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab Trd Package ( E-locker) 88k on the odo 2 owner out of Arizona ( clean frame and body) The plan right now is: Helton Shower 3in lift Coilovers in the front 3in All-Pro leafs in the rear TG Sliders ( already...
  9. O'neal

    my samurai update

    Although I gave it to my son it's been being been daily drivin everyday by him and I,wheeled pretty hard just to see how its handling the current mods...So far its been working great!super cheap,extremely stable,goes anywhere its pointed and flat out runs down the highway. Pics are from when I...
  10. sixstringsteve

    Build Thread: Sixstringsteve's 2002 Tacoma double cab: Carlos

    Current state: specs/details 2002 Tacoma 3.4L v6 Automatic Transmission rear elocker TRD axle Nitro 5.29s ARB front locker Dakar rear springs (+Dakar Add a leaf) with OME Nitrocharger Sport Shocks Ubolt Flip New lower shock mounts diff guard rear frame supports bentup sliders custom rear...
  11. H

    Time to start again

    Well the second gen runner became to small with the growing family. (http://www.rme4x4.com/showthread.php?86678-Questionable-Runner) wen I finished with it this is what it looked like. then I picked up an 89 burban. It was to long so i did some mods to try to help with it. nex is a shackle flip...
  12. cruiseroutfit

    Project Hundy Build Thread - 2000 UZJ100 Land Cruiser

    Introducing the Cruiser Outfitters "Project Hundy" Build Thread The Blank Slate Earlier this year I picked up a 2000 100 Series Land Cruiser from a local customer & friend of mine. The Cruiser had some major brake issues and he had exhausted his patience dealing with the repairs and was ready...
  13. Marsh99

    Tacoman's 4th gen "Expo" 4Runner

    So I picked up a 2003 Limited Sport 4runner. The funny thing is I bought it from a dead guy. :ugh: "Grandpa John", as they called him, was a rancher from Pinedale Wy. He bought this 4runner as his "going to town truck" back in 2003. Grandpa John passed away about a year ago so it was time to...
  14. Badbuggy

    Project Red Bronco

    I didn't get a before picture. But this project came to me after the owner had pulled the engine and stripped alot of parts. It had been started as a rebuild of a great classic early Bronco. The dust, and bird poo on the truck showed it had been sitting for a while. The owner tells me it had...
  15. krany

    ifs toyota build

    i picked this truck up about a month ago and i finally feel that its worthy of doing a build up on it. so the plans are simple; leave it ifs fit a 33" tire make it wheel with the rest of them. attempt to compete with it next season...delta lucas regional....so on so forth. specs so far 93...
  16. sabatoa1

    84' Toyota buggy build

    I have wanted a buggy for a long time now, and I came across this 4runner for a great deal. This is going to be a very low cost buggy build. I was very happy when I jumped in and it started right up. Buggy: Tube chassis Locked front& rear High steer Hydro assist Duals 2.28 both Wheel spacers...
  17. AddictedOffroad

    Addicted's 96' 4runner using TG Tacoma SAS kit

    This is Glade's new project. He found this 4runner for $3000. 96' 3.4L Auto. 203K on it. The guy thought it had a bad tranny. CEL was on, so we pulled codes and it was a cylinder 4 misfire. The rig would stutter when under load, so the seller thought it was the tranny. We swapped plugs and wires...
  18. AddictedOffroad

    Addicted Offroad's Project: "Always Smooth". Toyota based U4 buggy

    So, here we go. I've been collecting parts and donors for the last few months. I picked up an EVO2 EX chassis from Tim Chiles @ Bent Fabrications. Here is my actual chassis on my new trailer. I was just outside of Lexington, KY. The trailer was ordered and custom built to my specs...
  19. xjtony

    Tony's buggy build

    I've been wheeling and building my XJ now for about 10 years, but have lately had the urge to build a buggy. It was something that I wanted to do, but I didn't think it was in the near future... until I found this guy A couple of text's and a trip with the trailer and it followed me home. I...
  20. JeepinGuru

    Project "Tigress" Build Thread

    figure id start a thread of the jeep im currently working on for my women that she's now calling "Tigress":ugh: lol I'm by no means some master fabricator / expert welder with a huge budget to throw at this so be easy on me :p Starting out with a 93 YJ with a CJ-7 hood & grill Plans 6.0...
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